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  • Academic and Merit Scholarships Based on Rank and SAT/ACT Scores

    University of Mary Hardin Baylor

    http://financialaid.umhb.edu/academic-scholarships

    Academic Scholarships

    President's Scholarship - $60,000

    $15,000 per year. Awarded to entering first-time freshmen students with a minimum ACT composite score of 31 or a

    minimum SAT score of 1380 (critical reading + math) or a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Renewable for up to

    eight consecutive fall and spring semesters based on a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above. Recipients

    must live on campus unless married or single with dependents.

    Valedictorian & Salutatorian Scholarship - $60,000

    $15,000 per year. Awarded to entering first-time freshmen high school valedictorians and salutatorians with a

    minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a minimum SAT score of 1090 (critical reading + math). Renewable for up to

    eight consecutive fall and spring semesters based on a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above. Recipients

    must live on campus unless married or single with dependents.

    Vice President's Scholarship - $40,000

    $10,000 per year. Awarded to entering first-time freshmen students with a minimum ACT composite score of 28 or a

    minimum SAT score of 1260 (critical reading + math). Renewable for up to eight consecutive fall and spring semesters

    based on a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above. Recipients must live on campus unless married or single

    with dependents.

    Freshman Honor Scholarship - $20,000

    $5,000 per year. Awarded to entering first-time freshmen students with a minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a

    minimum SAT score of 1090 (critical reading + math) or students ranking in the top 10% of their graduating class.

    Renewable for up to eight consecutive semesters based on a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or above.

  • Baylor

    http://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=91415

    Regents' Gold Scholarship

    Baylor provides a full tuition academic scholarship to National Merit Finalists who select Baylor as their first choice college. Further, the Regents' Gold Scholarship is augmented by the recipients' SAT* or ACT score. Regents' Gold Scholarship recipients are not eligible for President's, Provost's or Deans' Gold Scholarships.

    SAT* Score ACT Score Amount divided over 8 undergraduate semesters

    Amount per academic year

    1500 + 36 $153,920 $38,480

    1400-1490 33-35 $149,920 $37,480

    1300-1390 30-32 $145,920 $36,480

    Below 1300 29 and below $137,920 $34,480

    Renewal of this scholarship each year is contingent upon maintaining a Baylor cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5.

    President's Gold/Provost's Gold/Deans' Gold Scholarships

    Baylor awards academic scholarships based on a combination of a student's rank in class and SAT* or ACT score. The amount of each scholarship ranges depending on these two factors. President's Gold Scholarship, Provost's Gold Scholarship and Deans' Gold Scholarship recipients will receive only the highest level of scholarship for which they qualify.

    Scholarship Amount divided over 8 undergraduate semesters

    Amount per academic year

    President's Gold Scholarship $42,000 - $80,000 $10,500 - $20,000

    Provost's Gold Scholarship $34,000 - $56,000 $8,500 - $14,000

    Deans' Gold Scholarship $20,000 - $48,000 $5,000 - $12,000

    Renewal of these scholarships each year is contingent upon maintaining a Baylor cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

  • The University of Oklahoma

  • Texas A&M

    Receiving a President's Endowed Scholarship Scholarships are merit-based and are awarded without regard to financial need. Students competing for the scholarships must take the writing component of the SAT and/or ACT and achieve:

    • a combined SAT math and SAT critical reading score of at least 1300 with a test score of at least 600 in each of these components

    • OR a composite ACT score of at least 30 with a test score of at least 27 in ACT math and ACT English

    University of Houston

    Academic Excellence Scholarship

    Amount: $500 to $8,500 per year

    Qualifications: For students who have a competitive academic profile – typically a score of 1200 on the critical

    reading and math sections of the SAT (25 ACT composite) with a class rank in the top 20 percent. To remain

    eligible, students must maintain a full-time enrollment status (12 credit hours per semester), complete 30

    credit hours annually (credit hours must be completed at the University of Houston - main campus), and a

    minimum 3.0 GPA per semester.

    Texas Tech

    http://www.financialaid.ttu.edu/forms/sch/IncomingFrFA14.pdf

    http://uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarships/Academic-Excellence/ http://www.financialaid.ttu.edu/forms/sch/IncomingFrFA14.pdf

  • University of Arkansas

    http://scholarships.uark.edu/nrta/index.php

    Eligibility

    The New Arkansan NRTA is awarded to entering freshmen and transfer students from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Entering freshmen must have a 3.25 or higher cumulative high school GPA and ACT of at least 24 or 1090 SAT (combined math and critical reading). Transfer students must have at least a 3.0 or higher cumulative college GPA and at least 24 transferable hours. Transfer students with less than 24 hours, must meet both the entering freshmen and transfer student requirements.

    The NRTA is only available to incoming new students. A student who does not meet the eligibility criteria at the time of enrollment cannot become eligible for the award in a future term.

    Award Amount

    Entering freshmen with a 3.60 or higher cumulative GPA and a 26 or higher ACT (1170 SAT combined math and critical reading) will receive an New Arkansan NRTA that pays 90% of the difference between the in-state and out-of-state tuition. Entering freshmen with a 3.25-3.59 cumulative GPA and a 24 or higher ACT (1090 SAT combined math and critical reading) will receive an New Arkansan NRTA that pays 80% of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition.

    Transfer students with a 3.30 or higher cumulative transfer GPA will receive an New Arkansan NRTA that pays 90% of the difference between the in-state and out-of-state tuition. Transfer students with a 3.00-3.29 cumulative transfer GPA will receive an New Arkansan NRTA that pays 80% of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition.

    http://scholarships.uark.edu/nrta/index.php

  • University of Alabama

    http://scholarships.ua.edu/types/elite.html

    ELIGIBILITY FOR THE UNIVERSITY FELLOWS EXPERIENCE

    A student with an ACT score of 32 or an SAT score of 1400 (critical reading and math scores only) and a high school

    GPA of 3.8 who is accepted into UA will be eligible to complete the University Fellows Experience application.

    Applicants must first complete the Honors College application, and then must complete the UFE application.

    A student eligible for the Honors College (ACT of 28 or SAT of 1250 and high school GPA of 3.5) may be nominated for

    consideration by a high school representative or a UA faculty member. The online nomination form (including the

    student's full contact information and letter of recommendation) must be completed by a high school representative

    or UA faculty member. The deadline for nominations is December 1.

    In the UFE selection process, the candidate's academic, extracurricular, service, and leadership achievements will

    weigh more heavily than grades and test scores.

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  • LSU

    http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/financialaid/entering-freshman-scholarships/

    Name ACT or

    SAT*

    GPA Other Nonresident Award

    Penelope W. and

    E. Roe Stamps IV

    Leadership

    Scholars Award

    33 or

    1440*

    3.0 Top 5 entering freshmen

    admitted to the Honors

    College with a competitive

    ACT or SAT writing score

    submitted to LSU; eligible

    students will be selected to

    compete through an essay,

    résumé submission, and

    faculty panel interview

     Full cost of

    attendance for four

    years

     Up to $14,000 in

    enrichment

    experiences

    Chancellor’s

    Alumni Scholars

    Award

    33 or

    1440*

    3.0 Top 10 entering

    freshmen with a

    competitive ACT or SAT

    writing score submitted to

    LSU; eligible students will

    be selected to compete

    through an essay, résumé

    submission, and faculty

    panel interview

     $2,000 per year

     Tuition exemption

     on-campus room

    and board

    scholarship

     $2,000 study

    abroad stipend

     $1,550 per year to

    earn through

    Chancellor’s Future

    Leaders in

    Research Program

    LSU Alumni

    Association’s

    Global Leaders

    Award

    Top 50 entering freshmen

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